Espruino Pixl.js, the JavaScript small LCD screen and microcontroller!

By on June 30, 2018
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Adafruit is pleased to announce a new product: the Espruino Pixl.js, a JavaScript microcontroller with LCD.

The small LCD display can be programmed and debugged wirelessly with JavaScript and is both multi-functional and easy to use. With a custom circuit board equipped with both the Nordic nRF52832 BLE chipset, some input buttons and a monochrome LCD display.

“On the back you even get a full ‘Arduino’-compatible header set so you can plug in shields! You get all the joy of an interpreted language and wireless functionality, that’s ready for hardware adventures.

Pixl.js comes with the Open Source JavaScript interpreter Espruino pre-installed, which makes it incredibly easy to use and means you can get started in just seconds, without any prior programming experience. You can start programming straight out of the box – no wires or software required!”

Pixl.js specifications include:

  • Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Espruino JavaScript interpreter pre-installed
  • nRF52832 SoC – 64MHz ARM Cortex M4, 64kB RAM, 512kB Flash
  • Sunlight readable monochrome display with white backlight
  • 20 x GPIO in Arduino footprint (capable of PWM, SPI, I2C, UART, Analog Input)
  • Support for GSM, LTE, WiFi and Ethernet Arduino shields
  • 5v to 16v input range (0.3mA idle)
  • CR2032 battery holder (Battery not included), or Micro USB (power only)
  • 4 x 3mm mounting holes
  • 4 x buttons
  • Built in thermometer and battery level sensors
  • NFC tag programmable from JavaScript
  • Dimensions: 60mm x 53mm x 15mm (2.4 x 2.1 x 0.6 inches)

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